Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
that will be hard to pass. we'll hear part of oprah winfrey's reaction to lance armstrong's confession. plus, an exclusive look inside a lab that could save your life. see how close we are to a super vaccine to keep you from getting the flu for years. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." we begin now with a guessing game about what is in president obama's so called comprehensive proposals to cut down on gun violence. the president and vice president are set to unveil their plans tomorrow and even though officials are trying to keep the deal under wraps, we already know what is in the plan. jessica yellin has been working her sources and joins us live now. what do you know? >> joe, today vice president biden delivered his plan to the president just a month after the newtown shootings and among the top recommendations that the president will unveil tomorrow we're told are enhanced background checks for gun sales of all kinds. the president has outlined two types of paths forward for the president. he has told legislators that he is going to give the presiden
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
>>> "outfront" next. lance armstrong reveals more details to oprah winfrey and the people he wronged are willing to pounce. how a series of lawsuits could wipe out his fortune. one american hostage confirmed dead in algeria. cnn communicates with another hostage who managed to escape. the nra's power is growing even after newtown. let's go "outfront." good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, breaking news on lance armstrong. coming clean, part two. the 41-year-old former cyclist continued his confession with more revelations about his cheating and lying for more than a decade. ed lavandera has been following the story. he's in austin tonight. ed? >> reporter: erin, oprah promised leading into this interview that it was at times emotional, and on this second night is when we finally saw some of that emotion. lance armstrong becoming the most emotional we saw him in this two-night interview when he had to explain to his kids that he had been lying all along for more than a decade. >> when this all really started, i saw my son defending me and saying that's not true.
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
. find out what they mean by that. >>> plus, between the manti te'o hoax and lance armstrong's confession, should washington be concerned? i know you're saying, what? i'm going to talk with the national journal columnist and says the athletes give voters two more excuses not to trust politicians. we'll connect the dots. >>> and you can join our conversation on twitter. you can find us. [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify, where your rates won't go up due to your first accident, and new car replacement, where, if you total your new car, we give you the money for a new one. call... to talk to an insurance expert about everything else that comes standard with our b
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. getting emotional. lance armstrong breaks down when he talks about admitting to his children that he lied and doped throughout his cycling career. >> i said, don't defend me anymore. don't. >> as he admits hitting a new low when his cancer foundation livestrong dropped him. >>> speaking out, linebacker manti t'eo denies any involvement in the hoax surrounding his make-believe girlfriend as he opens up for the first time since the scandal broke. >>> and a governor upstaged by a little boy who passes out. this morning he's okay and has a funny story to tell. today, saturday, january 18, funny story to tell. today, saturday, january 18, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'll lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. many people watching lance armstrong -- so. talk about the past nights of interviews. thursday when he sat down with oprah winfrey said he didn't seem that remorseful. part two of the interviewer last night, though, for some was a bit of a change. the disgraced cyclist more
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
morning, welcome to today on a saturday morning. >> many people watching lance armstrong, on thursday when he sat down with oprah winfrey, they thought he didn't seem all that remorseful. he teared up when talking about his kids. >> do tears make the difference of how people will perceive this in the end? >> today, a cycling insider talked about his future. >>> we're also going to update you on that ost damage situation in algeria where hostages were taken. >>> then we'll look at the church of scientology and some of the roles it plays in hollywood. we'll ask the author of a new book that explores the relationship of sine technology and celebrities. >>> it's been a month now since we noticed the twinkies disappearing, but now there is a new treat that is stepping up. we want to begin with lance armstrong about years of doping and lying. last night he apologized to his kids and his fans. >> what do you say to those millions of people who belied. >> i say i understand your anger. your sense of betrayal. you supported me forever, through all of this, and you believed, and i lied to you. and i
Jan 19, 2013 9:00am PST
. lance armstrong. >> i'm definitely going with lance armstrong. someone who made washington look good, both democrats and republicans if only by comparison to lance armstrong. i didn't. i didn't, oh, wait, yes, i did. >> susan, and all of the whip in new york, and good to see you all. thank you so much. >> that is a wrap of this "weekends with alex witt" edition and i'll see you back here tomorrow at 12:30 eastern after chuck todd's coverage of the private swearing in. we'll see you tomorrow. i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. shh! [ coughs ] shh! [ breathes deeply, wind blows ] this feels cool. [ male announcer ] halls. let the cool in.
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am PST
commandos tried but failed to rescue an intelligent agent held hostage for three years now. bicyclist lance armstrong sits down for an interview with oprah winfrey tomorrow. there are reports that he's ready to admit to charges of doping which he denied up to now and that he will apologize. eugene patterson the pulitzer prize winning former editor of the atlantic constitution died last night at his home in florida. patterson was a legendary newspaper man. he wrote about the civil rights movement at a time when many southern newspapers avoided dealing with it. later he served as managing editor of the "washington post" and played a key role in the publication of the pentagon papers. one of his last projects, an attempt to cut thousands of words from the king james bible in hopes of making biblical stories a little easier for the average person to follow. eugene patterson was 89 years old. last night, mallory hagan a 23-year-old from brooklyn, new york, won the title miss america. she wins a $50,000 college scholarship and wears the crown for a year. the hollywood foreign press association ha